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Slaty-backed Gull

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Larus schistisagus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Laridae Family
55–68.5 cm. (Wingspan 132–160 cm) Length
Marine intertidal, Sea Cliffs, rocky offshore Islands & beeches, tidepools. Open ocean, Range follow link Range:- Endemic to Habitat
Two to three brown or olive buff eggs spotted with brown or black, incubation by both parents 26 to 28 days, fledging 49 to 56 days. Clutch
Fish, squid, molluscs, carrion, refuse. Food  
3212 - TSN: 176816 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Czech: Racek kamcatský, racek kamčatský
Danish: Skifermåge
German: Kamtschaktamöwe, Kamtschatkamöwe
English: Slatey-backed Gull, Slaty-backed Gull
Spanish: Gaviota de Kamchatka
Estonian: ohhoota hõbekajakas
Finnish: Ohotanlokki
French: Goéland à dos ardoisé, Goéland à manteau ardoisé, Goéland du Kamtchatka
Italian: Gabbiano dorsoardesia
Japanese: Oh-seguro-kamome, oosegurokamome, O-seguru-kamome, Ou-seguro-kamome
Japanese: オオセグロカモメ
Korean: 큰재갈매기
Latin: Larus schistisagus
Lithuanian: Tolimuju Rytu kiras
Dutch: Kamtsjatkameeuw, Kamtsjatka-meeuw
Norwegian: Skifermåke
Polish: mewa ochocka
Russian: Тихоокеанская чайка, Чайка тихоокеанская
Slovak: cajka bridlicová, čajka bridlicová
Swedish: Skiffertrut
Thai: นกนางนวลหลังเทา
Chinese: 灰背鷗, 灰背鸥

Range:- Breeds:- China, Japan, Russia, Taiwan & USA. Some winter in CanadaSouth Korea,



__ Alberta Rare/Accidental

__ British Columbia Rare/Accidental

__ Manitoba Rare/Accidental

__ Northwest Territories Rare/Accidental

__ Nova Scotia Rare/Accidental

__ Ontario

__ Quebec Rare/Accidental

__ Saskatchewan Rare/Accidental

__ Yukon Rare/Accidental


__ Beidaihe District

__ Fujian

__ Hebei

__ Heilongjiang

__ Henan

__ Hong Kong Rare/Accidental

__ Jiangsu

__ Jilin

__ Shandong

__ Tianjin

__ Zhejiang


Mexico state Sonora

Micronesia Midway Island Rare/Accidental



South Korea

Taiwan Rare/Accidental



__ Alaska:- Aleutian Islands

__ California Rare/Accidental

__ Colorado Rare/Accidental

__ Florida Rare/Accidental

__ Hawaii Rare/Accidental

__ Idaho Rare/Accidental

__ Illinois Rare/Accidental

__ Indiana Rare/Accidental

__ Iowa Rare/Accidental

__ Michigan Rare/Accidental

__ Missouri Rare/Accidental

__ New York Rare/Accidental

__ North Carolina

__ Oregon Rare/Accidental

__ Texas Rare/Accidental

__ Washington Rare/Accidental

__ Wisconsin Rare/Accidental


Larus schistisagus
Larus schistisagus ochotensis
Larus schistisagus schistisagus

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